Higos supports Springboard Opportunity GroupWednesday 3rd October 2018
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Higos Insurance Services has donated £500 to Springboard Opportunity Group, based in Clevedon.
Springboard are a local charity who support children with additional needs and disabilities from birth to five years, from their four centres in Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon. Springboard was established in 1986 by a group of parents unable to find help for their young children with disabilities, and their vision is for every child in North Somerset to have the care, opportunity, education and support they need to reach their full potential.
Springboard was brought to the attention of the Higos Community Fund by Victoria Jones, an Insurance Adviser who lives in Clevedon and works in the Higos Bridgwater branch. Victoria’s nephew Noah has 8p23 deletion syndrome, specifically 8p23.1, which means a small part of the short arm of chromosome 8 is missing.
Victoria Jones, Higos Insurance Adviser said, “Springboard have been essential in Noah’s development since he started nursery with them this year. I am really pleased that the Higos Community Fund have chosen to support such a fantastic local charity.”
Liz Smith, Springboard Business Manager said, “Springboard depends heavily on support from the local community to continue our work throughout North Somerset, so we are very grateful for this generous donation from the Higos Community Fund. Thanks also to Victoria who suggested we should be beneficiaries of the fund.”
Felicity Franks of the Higos Community Fund added “This is such a special charity which makes a huge difference to the lives of the children they support as well as their families. We are so happy that we have been able to support them and we hope this donation helps to improve the lives of the children in their care.”
If you would like further information about the Springboard Opportunity Group please visit https://www.springboardweb.org.uk
If you would like further information about the Higos Community Fund please visit https://www.higos.co.uk/corporate-social-responsibility
Lauren Overton (left), who is Noah’s keyworker, receives a cheque from Victoria Jones (middle), who is holding her nephew Noah and Felicity Franks (right) from the Higos Community Fund.